THE SPHERE OF ACTIVITY
Centre of Aeronautical Information of Civil Aviation (CAICA) is a federal
state unitary enterprise of the Ministry of Transport of Russian Federation
which is delegated the rights and authorities on assembly of Aeronautical Information, preparation and publication
of AIP of the Russian Federation. According to the solution of heads of Aeronautical Administrations of Belarus, Kirgyzstan, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan
CAICA is granted the right of the publication the aeronautical information on territory of these sovereign
states in AIP RF. CAICA guarantees to its customers a permanent provision of the Aeronautical Information necessary for maintenance of a safe, regular and effective International and National air traffic. For preparation and publication
of AIP and other national documents of Aeronautical Information CAICA uses only the official information received from the State Aeronautical Administrations Authorities. CAICA infrastructure includes Divisions receiving and processing Federal and International Aeronautical Information, International NOTAM Office, Cartography Division,
Printing House and Sales Division.
AIP AND OTHER AERONAUTICAL PUBLICATIONS OF CAICA
The Aeronautical Information is published in the form of the Integrated Aeronautical Information Package
of the Russian Federation consisting of the following elements:
- The Aeronautical Information Publication of the Russian Federation (AIP).
- Amendments to the AIP (AIP AMDT/AIRAC AIP AMDT).
- Supplements to the AIP (AIP SUP).
- Aeronautical Information Circulars (AIC).
- Checklists and Summaries.
Also CAICA issues the Aeronautical Information manuals on on domestic and
international air routes which are not a part of the Integrated Aeronautical Information Package.
REQUIREMENTS TO THE EQUIPMENT AND SOFTWARE OF USERS
The version of electronic AIP is developed by IT-experts of CAICA taking into
account the minimization of requirements to the equipment and software of the user for display of the information recorded on this CD. Besides
the developers considered it necessary to save the usual form of the information representation, in that
kind as it is published in paper documents. As a result, the current version of the electronic AIP can work in the following configuration:
BEFORE USING THIS CD, DEVELOPERS RECOMMEND YOU:
- Intel Pentium 233 or higher
- 16 MB RAM (32 MB recommended)
- 8x SP CD ROM (Working with disks such as CD-R)
- MS Windows 95, 98, NT, 2000 or XP
- MS Internet Explorer 4.0 or higher
- Adobe Acrobat Reader 4.0 or higher
THE BASIC FUNCTIONS AND STRUCTURE OF AIP PAGES, AIC and AIP SUP VIEWING:
- To be convinced, that MS Internet Explorer with all necessary Internet
settings has been installed on your PC.
- To be convinced, that Adobe Acrobat Reader has been installed on your PC.
Elements of control (lifts, buttons, etc.) are in the "HTML" form. Pages of documents, with the appropriate data, are in the files recorded in "pdf" format. It is necessary to have Adobe Acrobat Reader program to read these data.
The window of a network browser is divided into two parts:
- Navigation part of AIP
It is in the left part of a browser window. AIP navigating frame is intended to show links to parts and sections of AIP electronic representation. The contents of this frame may change depending on a situation.
- Data Frame
This frame shows the information corresponding to the link chosen by the user in the navigating frame.